Enhancing our natural resources

Environmental campaigner and former Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth in Scotland, Stan Blackley, is the latest of our backstage interviews from the Yes Scotland launch.

As Stan says, an independent Scotland will enable us to enhance and protect our natural environment and it will mean decisions on these crucial areas will be taken by the people of Scotland. If you agree with Stan, sign the Yes Declaration today.

Energy, Environment


  • Independence, and the powers to make our own decisions about the future, is the key to prosperity for all of Scotland – in our cities and our rural areas. One of the most important steps we can take boost rural Scotland is to ensure greater connectivity in communities in all parts of the country.

    The Scottish...

  • Independence will deliver the powers that Scotland needs to tackle rising energy bills and address the scandal of fuel poverty in our energy-rich country, according to a new report from the Expert Commission on Energy Regulation.

    The experts also confirm it would also be in the best interests of both Scotland and the...

  • Creating a Scottish public energy company would be a tremendous legacy to leave for future generations. We could start building it right now, if local authorities used their borrowing power to invest in profitable sources of green energy - by Patrick Harvie, Scottish Green Party
  • Scotland’s renewables revolution continues to strengthen, with record levels of renewable power produced. In an extraordinary contrast, the Independent yesterday published a report showing how Britain as a whole is the third lowest producer of renewables in the EU.